Period
to 22 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 27 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 +30 -14
Permanent jobs citing C 765 763 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.81% 7.75% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.06% 13.19% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 668 528 394
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,650
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,078 5,786 5,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.50% 58.74% 59.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4,160 4,739 5,039
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -1 354 £50,000 - 43
Bristol +13 225 £46,000 +2.22% 55
Wiltshire +6 74 £49,500 +16.47% 15
Somerset +17 43 £47,500 +13.10% 16
Devon -8 32 £44,740 +24.28% 6
Dorset -35 30 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Cornwall -9 2 £38,750 +23.02% 3
C
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 304 (39.74%) Software Engineering
2 282 (36.86%) C++
3 230 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (28.10%) Degree
5 207 (27.06%) Python
6 186 (24.31%) Security Cleared
7 181 (23.66%) Linux
8 156 (20.39%) Problem-Solving
9 133 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
10 130 (16.99%) DV Cleared
11 124 (16.21%) Project Management
12 119 (15.56%) Java
13 107 (13.99%) SC Cleared
14 96 (12.55%) Scrum
15 93 (12.16%) JIRA
16 90 (11.76%) Embedded C
17 86 (11.24%) UML
18 82 (10.72%) Git (software)
19 79 (10.33%) Finance
20 78 (10.20%) Systems Engineering
21 76 (9.93%) Mentoring
21 76 (9.93%) Windows
22 75 (9.80%) Electronics
23 74 (9.67%) DevOps
24 72 (9.41%) Computer Science
25 69 (9.02%) OO
26 66 (8.63%) Analytics
26 66 (8.63%) SDLC
27 63 (8.24%) Big Data
27 63 (8.24%) C#

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (3.14%) Apache Spark
1 24 (3.14%) JBoss
2 21 (2.75%) Apache
2 21 (2.75%) Confluence
3 12 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.31%) ArcGIS
4 10 (1.31%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.05%) IIS
6 5 (0.65%) Jetty
6 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.52%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.26%) MediaWiki
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.26%) WildFly
8 2 (0.26%) WordPress
9 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.44%) Sketch
5 8 (1.05%) SPSS
6 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.39%) InVision
7 3 (0.39%) PlantUML
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.26%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.13%) InDesign
9 1 (0.13%) Marvel
9 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.26%) Primavera
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.31%) Azure
2 27 (3.53%) AWS
3 16 (2.09%) GCP
4 15 (1.96%) OpenShift
5 13 (1.70%) SaaS
6 9 (1.18%) Power Platform
7 8 (1.05%) Office 365
8 7 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.92%) PaaS
9 5 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (0.65%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (0.65%) AWS Fargate
9 5 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.52%) Force.com
11 3 (0.39%) GitHub
11 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.39%) Slack
12 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.67%) Internet
2 33 (4.31%) Software-Defined Radio
3 32 (4.18%) Firewall
4 29 (3.79%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.61%) Ethernet
6 15 (1.96%) Network Security
7 12 (1.57%) VPN
7 12 (1.57%) Wireless
8 10 (1.31%) DNS
8 10 (1.31%) HTTPS
9 9 (1.18%) RS-232
10 8 (1.05%) DHCP
10 8 (1.05%) HTTP
10 8 (1.05%) IPsec
11 7 (0.92%) RS-485
12 6 (0.78%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.78%) SNMP
12 6 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.65%) 3G
13 5 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.24%) Big Data
2 28 (3.66%) MongoDB
3 22 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 17 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.83%) MySQL
6 13 (1.70%) Apache Hive
7 10 (1.31%) GIS
7 10 (1.31%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.18%) Power BI
9 8 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
9 8 (1.05%) Impala
9 8 (1.05%) JasperReports
9 8 (1.05%) SQL Server
10 6 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.78%) QlikView
10 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.52%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 93 (12.16%) JIRA
2 82 (10.72%) Git (software)
3 54 (7.06%) Jenkins
4 38 (4.97%) Bitbucket
5 28 (3.66%) git-flow
6 21 (2.75%) Bitbucket Server
7 18 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 18 (2.35%) JUnit
8 17 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
9 14 (1.83%) Maven
10 12 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.31%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.31%) EasyMock
12 9 (1.18%) LabVIEW
12 9 (1.18%) Subversion
13 8 (1.05%) Ant
13 8 (1.05%) ClearQuest
13 8 (1.05%) CruiseControl
13 8 (1.05%) Hudson
13 8 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 79 (10.33%) Finance
2 75 (9.80%) Electronics
3 43 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.84%) Public Sector
5 34 (4.44%) Aerospace
6 26 (3.40%) Marketing
7 23 (3.01%) Military
8 22 (2.88%) Games
9 20 (2.61%) Retail
10 16 (2.09%) Legal
11 15 (1.96%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.70%) Advertising
13 7 (0.92%) Automotive
14 6 (0.78%) Banking
14 6 (0.78%) Local Government
15 3 (0.39%) Avionics
15 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.26%) Police
17 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 232 (30.33%) Software Engineer
2 128 (16.73%) Consultant
3 110 (14.38%) Embedded Engineer
4 107 (13.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 90 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 61 (7.97%) Developer
7 44 (5.75%) Analyst
8 43 (5.62%) C++ Software Engineer
9 34 (4.44%) Architect
10 31 (4.05%) C Software Engineer
11 30 (3.92%) Software Developer
12 29 (3.79%) Embedded C Engineer
12 29 (3.79%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 29 (3.79%) Test Engineer
13 28 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
14 24 (3.14%) Principal Engineer
14 24 (3.14%) Principal Software Engineer
15 23 (3.01%) Data Scientist
15 23 (3.01%) Java Engineer
15 23 (3.01%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.54%) .NET
1 50 (6.54%) AngularJS
2 42 (5.49%) Spring
3 41 (5.36%) Node.js
4 37 (4.84%) React
5 23 (3.01%) Java EE
6 22 (2.88%) CSS
6 22 (2.88%) Web Services
7 21 (2.75%) Kafka
8 20 (2.61%) HTML
8 20 (2.61%) REST
8 20 (2.61%) Vue.js
8 20 (2.61%) XML
9 19 (2.48%) EJB
9 19 (2.48%) Hibernate
10 16 (2.09%) Django
11 15 (1.96%) ASP.NET
12 14 (1.83%) JSON
13 12 (1.57%) Apache NiFi
14 11 (1.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.84%) Embedded Systems
1 60 (7.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 59 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (7.19%) Algorithms
4 45 (5.88%) User Experience
5 43 (5.62%) Management Information System
6 42 (5.49%) Verilog
7 41 (5.36%) VHDL
8 18 (2.35%) Robotics
9 16 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.83%) Wiki
11 13 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (1.57%) Internet of Things
13 10 (1.31%) Cyberattack
13 10 (1.31%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 9 (1.18%) Device Driver
15 8 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
15 8 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 181 (23.66%) Linux
2 76 (9.93%) Windows
3 44 (5.75%) Unix
4 23 (3.01%) Android
5 22 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (2.48%) CentOS
8 14 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (1.83%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.18%) FreeRTOS
10 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.92%) Windows Server
12 5 (0.65%) Fedora
12 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.39%) SafeRTOS
13 3 (0.39%) ThreadX
14 2 (0.26%) AIX
14 2 (0.26%) Solaris
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (39.74%) Software Engineering
2 230 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (20.39%) Problem-Solving
4 133 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
5 124 (16.21%) Project Management
6 96 (12.55%) Scrum
7 86 (11.24%) UML
8 78 (10.20%) Systems Engineering
9 76 (9.93%) Mentoring
10 74 (9.67%) DevOps
11 72 (9.41%) Computer Science
12 69 (9.02%) OO
13 66 (8.63%) Analytics
13 66 (8.63%) SDLC
14 60 (7.84%) Test Automation
15 49 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 49 (6.41%) Mathematics
16 48 (6.27%) Open Source
17 47 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
17 47 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 282 (36.86%) C++
2 207 (27.06%) Python
3 119 (15.56%) Java
4 90 (11.76%) Embedded C
5 63 (8.24%) C#
6 62 (8.10%) JavaScript
7 42 (5.49%) PowerShell
8 41 (5.36%) SQL
9 39 (5.10%) Bash Shell
10 28 (3.66%) Perl
11 27 (3.53%) Go
12 18 (2.35%) Java 8
13 17 (2.22%) PHP
14 14 (1.83%) Embedded C++
15 12 (1.57%) Assembly Language
15 12 (1.57%) MATLAB
16 11 (1.44%) Ruby
17 9 (1.18%) Ada
17 9 (1.18%) R
18 7 (0.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 215 (28.10%) Degree
2 186 (24.31%) Security Cleared
3 130 (16.99%) DV Cleared
4 107 (13.99%) SC Cleared
5 28 (3.66%) Chartered Engineer
6 25 (3.27%) HND
7 24 (3.14%) CCNA
7 24 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (2.35%) CISSP
9 18 (2.35%) HNC
9 18 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (1.96%) GIAC
10 15 (1.96%) Linux+ Certification
10 15 (1.96%) MCSE
10 15 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
10 15 (1.96%) SANS
10 15 (1.96%) SSCP
11 8 (1.05%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.61%) HAZOP
2 14 (1.83%) IEC 61508
2 14 (1.83%) QA
3 12 (1.57%) Def Stans
4 11 (1.44%) JSP 440
5 10 (1.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (1.05%) MISRA
6 8 (1.05%) MISRA C
7 7 (0.92%) IEC 61131
7 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.78%) DO-178B
8 6 (0.78%) GDPR
8 6 (0.78%) HMG Infosec
8 6 (0.78%) NIST
9 5 (0.65%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.65%) ECSS
10 4 (0.52%) SLA
11 3 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.39%) PMO
12 2 (0.26%) JTAG
System Software
1 54 (7.06%) Docker
2 34 (4.44%) Firmware
3 21 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.05%) Apache Flume
6 8 (1.05%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.65%) NFS
7 5 (0.65%) Samba
7 5 (0.65%) Xen
8 3 (0.39%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.39%) iptables
8 3 (0.39%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.26%) vSphere
10 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (4.71%) Ansible
2 23 (3.01%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.05%) Oozie
3 8 (1.05%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (0.65%) Nagios
4 5 (0.65%) OpenNMS
4 5 (0.65%) Puppet
4 5 (0.65%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.26%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.26%) Terraform
7 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 40 (5.23%) Atlassian
2 33 (4.31%) Google
3 32 (4.18%) Microsoft
4 29 (3.79%) Apple
5 23 (3.01%) VMware
6 22 (2.88%) Oracle
7 21 (2.75%) Red Hat
8 16 (2.09%) SAP
9 15 (1.96%) Cisco
10 13 (1.70%) Adobe
11 12 (1.57%) EMC
12 11 (1.44%) Dell
12 11 (1.44%) Splunk
13 9 (1.18%) Juniper
14 8 (1.05%) BiZZdesign
14 8 (1.05%) Intel
14 8 (1.05%) Sparx
15 7 (0.92%) NetApp
15 7 (0.92%) Tableau
15 7 (0.92%) Xilinx